Board of Education Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of the month (unless otherwise noted) and are held at the Shepaug Valley School library.  Agenda, general topics, and minutes / videos can be found in the archive below.


Date

Topics
Links



February 5, 2018
Business Meeting
  • Field Trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 5118.1 Students, Homeless Students
  • Second Reading - Policy 6121.1 Instruction, Equal Opportunity
  • First Reading - Policy 0521 Non-discrimination / Equity / Title IX 
  • First Reading - Policy 5144.1 Use of Physical Force

Agenda
Minutes
Video

February 1, 2018
Special Meeting 
 
  • Approve Search Consultant Contract 

Agenda
Minutes

January 22, 2018
Education Meeting  
  • Legislative Update from CABE
  • Summary of District Management Conference
  • Enrollment Projections to 2027
  • Minds in Motion
  • CABE Day on the Hill 
  • REACH
  • Transition Program
  • AgSTEM Project Schedule
  • Authorize Building Committee to expend funds for AgSTEM and Science Labs Projects
  • Personnel Matter

Agenda
Minutes
Video

January 8, 2018
Business Meeting 
  • Acceptance of FY2017 Region 12 Annual Audit 
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 4118.11 Personnel, Nondiscrimination
  • Second Reading - Policy 5145.4 Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 0521 Goals, Nondiscrimination, Equity, Title IX
  • First Reading - Policy 5141.213 Students, Administering Medications
  • First Reading - Policy 6121.1 Instruction, Equal Opportunity
  • Personnel Issue
 
Agenda
Minutes
Video

December 18, 2017
Education Meeting 
  • Computer Science Presentation
  • District Professional Goals Update
  • Boardwalk Media + Communication Contract
  • Approve Ed Specs
  • Appoint Superintendent Search Committee
  • Personnel Issue

Agenda
Minutes
Video

December 4, 2017 
Business Meeting 
  • CABE Convention
  • AIA Meeting
  • First Reading - Policy 4118.11 Personnel, Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 5145.4 Nondiscrimination
  • Second Reading - Policy 4112.5/4212.5 Personnel - Security Check/Fingerprinting
  • Second Reading - Policy 5113 Students - Attendance/Excuses/Dismissals
  • Briefing/Update: CABE Delegate Assembly
  • AgSTEM UPdate
  • Approve Ed Specs Revision
  • Authorize Building Committee to expend funds
  • Approve Revision to the 2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule
  • Approve 2018-2019 Board Meeting Schedule 
  • Personnel Issue

Agenda
Minutes
Video

November 13, 2017
Education Meeting  
  • Tour of Burnham School
  • Burnham School Chorus
  • The Multiage Community at Burnham School

Agenda
Minutes
Video

November 6, 2017
Business Meeting 
  • Field Trip to Radio City Music Hall, NYC
  • CABE Honorable Mention - District Newsletter 
  • Second Reading - Policy 4112.51/4212.51 Personnel - Employment Reference Check
  • First Reading - Policy 4112.5/4212.5 Personnel - Security Check Fingerprinting
  • First Reading - Policy 5145.4 Students - Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 5113 Students - Attendance/Excuses/Dismissal
  • CABE Delegate Assembly
  • District Professional Goals
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Approve Commissioning Agent
  • Approve Revision to the Board Meeting Schedule 2017-2018

Agenda
Minutes
Video



October 23, 2017
Retreat 
  • Cohesiveness through messaging
  • Review of previous retreat
  • Improving communications
  • Round-table

Agenda
Minutes




October 16, 2017
Education Meeting 

  • Field Trip to Model United Nations, Boston, MA
  • October Enrollment
  • Establish graduation date for Shepaug Class of 2018
  • Request from Burnham PTO to use Burnham School
  • Approve changes to AgSTEM building design
  • Discussion of pending litigation
  • Discuss administrators' contract

Agenda
Minutes
Video




October 2, 2017 
Business Meeting 


         Cancelled


Notice


September 25, 2017
Education Meeting

 
  • Field trip to Boston Science Museum, Freedom Trail, Quincy Market
  • Class of 2017
  • Discussion of pending litigation 

Agenda
Minutes
Video



September 18, 2017
Retreat - Cancelled



         Cancelled
 
Notice

September 11, 2017
Business Meeting 
  • Tuition-in Program
  • Library Clerk Position at Burnham School
  • Field Trip to Fenway Park, Boston, MA
  • First Reading - Policy 4112.5/4212.5 Personnel - Security Check/Fingerprinting 
  • First Reading - Policy 4112.51/4212.51 Personnel - Certified/Non-certified
  • First Reading - Policy 5145.4 Students - Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 5113 Attendance/Excuses/Dismissal
  • AgSTEM / Building Committee Update
  • Administrators' Agreement

Agenda
Minutes
Video



August 28, 2017
Business Meeting


  • First Day of School
  • Enrollment
  • School Business Manager Search
  • Agriscience STEM
  • Approve Funding to re-survey SVS property
  • Second Reading - Policy 4111/4211 Recruitment and Selection
  • Second Reading - Policy 5118.1 Homeless Students
  • Ratification of Nurses' Contract
  • Review Administrators' Contract

Agenda
Minutes
Video

 
July 17, 2017
Business Meeting

  • Board Reorganization
  • Update on AgSTEM
  • Presentation on PR Proposal
  • Approve contract extensions
  • Review job description posting for Director of Finance and Operations

Agenda
Minutes